Childcare Level 3

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Promoting a healthy environment for children CACHE LEVEL 3 DIPLOMA IN CHILDCARE AND EDUCATION UNIT 6 ANDREA MARIA FERNANDES 09/621764 306.000 E1- Collate evidence which describes the role of the practitioner in working towards a healthy lifestyle and environment for children | | | | | | |Activities and routines which promote physical health |Physical development is a high priority in the early childhood curriculum and it| | |has been for centuries.…show more content…
He did an experiment on two groups of children, with an adult hitting a Bobo doll. “The first group was then shown a second adult either ignoring or encouraging the aggressive behaviour, while in the other group the second adult intervened to punish the aggressive behaviour.” Tassoni. P (2007: 71). After the children had watched the adult, they were put into a room, and their responses were written down. The first group of children mirrored the aggressive behaviour on the doll, whereas the second group showed little aggressive behaviour towards it. The experiment shows that children are influenced by adults’ actions, and that they need to be positive role models. As a result they may have poor housing and debt due to the parents spending the money on alcohol or smoking. During the age of 10 – 18 years, drug and alcohol abuse in the child may occur. This is due to the fact that the child wants to fit in with their friends and not feel left out. They will want to experience new things, as they are growing older. However, if they do excessive alcohol and drugs there can be consequences, for instance liver disease and heart
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